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Political Blogs are Making News

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, September 17 2008

Two current examples of how bloggers are not just commenting on the political news of the day, but actually making it: Al Giordano and Bill Conroy of NarcoNews were the first to report that one of Sarah Palin's first ... Read More

Political Blogs are Making News

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, September 17 2008

Two current examples of how bloggers are not just commenting on the political news of the day, but actually making it: Al Giordano and Bill Conroy of NarcoNews broke the Sarah Palin tanning bed story, and Eartha Jane ... Read More

Political Blogs are Making News

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, September 17 2008

Two current examples of how bloggers are not just commenting on the political news of the day, but actually making it: Al Giordano and Bill Conroy of NarcoNews were the first to report that one of Sarah Palin's first ... Read More

Our Lip-Service Democracy

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, September 16 2008

On August 30, 2006, Senator John McCain co-signed a letter to "Ms. Sarah H. Palin" of 245 West 5th Avenue #28, Anchorage, AK, 99501. He, along with his co-signers former Governor Michael Dukakis, former US Rep. Bill ... Read More

Our Lip-Service Democracy

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, September 16 2008

On August 30, 2006, Senator John McCain co-signed a letter to "Ms. Sarah H. Palin" of 245 West 5th Avenue #28, Anchorage, AK, 99501. He, along with his co-signers former Governor Michael Dukakis, former US Rep. Bill ... Read More

Ralphie Want a Cracker?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, September 16 2008

This video of Ralph Nader in a soliloquy with a parrot is just too good to pass up. It was filmed in Salt Lake City, UT, while Nader was visiting Rocky Anderson, the city's former Mayor. Nader discusses the lack of ... Read More

Ralphie Want a Cracker?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, September 16 2008

This video of Ralph Nader in a soliloquy with a parrot is just too good to pass up. Read More

McCain: Out of Touch, or Just Can't Touch-Type?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, September 15 2008

Friday, the Obama campaign released a new ad mocking John McCain for being so "out of touch" with current realities that "he admits he still doesn't know how to use a computer, can't send an e-mail." It seems as though a ... Read More

McCain: Out of Touch, or Just Can't Touch-Type?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, September 15 2008

Friday, the Obama campaign released a new ad mocking John McCain for being so "out of touch" with current realities that "he admits he still doesn't know how to use a computer, can't send an e-mail." It seems as though a ... Read More

Who Made "Dear Mr. Obama"? A Pro-Am, It Appears

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, September 12 2008

Michael Brown, the man who made "Dear Mr. Obama," the viral video that is currently exploding on YouTube among supporters of John McCain and the Iraq War, is a professional film-maker with about a dozen years of ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed friday >

First POST: Net Effects

Ballooning digital campaign teams; early registration deadlines kept millions of people from voting in 2012; love letters to Obamacare; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Data-Driven

Get to know Clinton's digital team even better; Ted Cruz election announcement-related fundraising offers peak into the coming data-driven campaign arms race; New York City launches online community engagement pilot program called IdeaScale; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Too Much Information

Will Facebook become the Walmart of News?; Hillary Clinton's digital team; how easy it is to get your hands on 4.6 million license plate scans; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Firsts

Political reporters use Yik Yak to pep up stories about Ted Cruz's campaign announcement; The New York Times, Buzzfeed and National Geographic may agree to let Facebook host their news on its servers; Google fiber users to soon get targeted television ads; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Cowed

TedCruz.com for president; Meerkat fever; who does Facebook work for (probably not you); Medium, "the billionaire's typewriter"; and much, much more. GO

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